"Bea" has whacked "Fea" in Spain. The triumph of Telecinco's "Yo soy Bea," a Spanish reversion of Colombia's ugly-duckling telenovela phenom "Yo soy Betty, la fea," over Televisa's Mexican remake…
A press preview for musical toon "Happy Feet" in Los Angeles last week was straight out of a Disney playbook. Between the squeals of delight from kids amped up on penguin-shaped cookies, it was hard…
The Back Lot: It's not an especially profound question, but it's one that's being asked increasingly these days: When is it OK to look like a slob?
He came, he saw, he conquered -- and certain British media types would like nothing better than for Leslie Moonves to move to Blighty and turn around embattled domestic commercial broadcaster ITV.
Beirut wouldn't let war derail its latest film fest. Lebanese packed Cinema Days of Beirut, the city's first film fest since the monthlong conflict with Israel this summer.
Sixteen months after ankling as artistic director of the Abbey Theater following a prolonged managerial and financial crisis, Ben Barnes is taking over leadership of another Irish theater. Barnes has…
In most industries, political contributions are business oriented: execs tend to send their checks to pols on their side in matters like regulations and taxes.
Could A&E be going out on a limb by choosing to slot reruns of "The Sopranos" two nights a week at 9 p.m., beginning in January? The problem is that the so-called safe haven for shows that push the…
For the past three years, virtually all the major players in digital music, except Apple's dominant iTunes, have relied on software from Microsoft to keep them going.
The ascension of Round House Theater among D.C.'s top-tier professional troupes is being officially recognized with its entry into the powerful League of Resident Theaters. Yet while the move might…